New and noteworthy bryophyte records for Turkey and Southwest Asia

Muhammet Oren, Güray Uyar, Tulay Ezer, Merve Can Gozcu

Abstract


Sphagnum flexuosum Dozy & Molk. (Sphagnaceae, Bryophyta) and Obtusifolium obtusum (Lindb.) S.W.Arnell (Cephaloziellaceae, Marchantiophyta) are recorded in Turkey for the first time. The specimens were collected at Samanlı Mountains in north-west Turkey and Küre Mountains in the north of Turkey. Descriptions and illustrations of the two species, and notes on their distributions and ecological characteristics within Turkey are provided.

Keywords


Moss; Liverworts; new record; Turkey; Southwest Asia

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7751/telopea11088